invigorate

[ in-vig-uh-reyt ]
/ ɪnˈvɪg əˌreɪt /

verb (used with object), in·vig·or·at·ed, in·vig·or·at·ing.

to give vigor to; fill with life and energy; energize.

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Origin of invigorate

1640–50; in-2 + obsolete vigorate invigorated; see vigor, -ate1

synonym study for invigorate

See animate.

OTHER WORDS FROM invigorate

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH invigorate

energize enervate innervate invigorate
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British Dictionary definitions for invigorate

invigorate
/ (ɪnˈvɪɡəˌreɪt) /

verb

(tr) to give vitality and vigour to; animate; brace; refreshto be invigorated by fresh air

Derived forms of invigorate

Word Origin for invigorate

C17: from in- ² + Latin vigor vigour
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